Nathan Lane, John Slattery & John Goodman Start Previews in The Front Page

first_imgNathan Lane, John Slattery and John Goodman (Photos: Bruce Glikas &Theo Wargo/Getty Images) Stop the presses! Possibly the most anticipated production of the fall season will begin performances on September 20 at the Broadhurst Theatre. Headlined by Nathan Lane, John Slattery and John Goodman, the Broadway revival of Ben Hect and Charles MacArthur’s The Front Page will officially open on October 20.The Front Page follows tabloid newspaper reporters on the police beat. When reporter Slattery and his editor Burns discover a runaway convict in the midst of a buzzing press room at Chicago’s Criminal Courts Building, they conspire to hide him and keep the scoop for themselves.Directed by Jack O’Brien, the cast will also include Jefferson Mays, Sherie Rene Scott, Christopher McDonald, Holland Taylor, Robert Morse, Dylan Baker, Patricia Conolly, Halley Feiffer, Dann Florek, John Magaro, Danny Mastrogiorgio, David Pittu, Joey Slotnick, Lewis J. Stadlen, Micah Stock and Clarke Thorell.The comedy has been revived on Broadway four times since its 1928 debut, most recently by Lincoln Center Theater in a 1986 mounting that starred John Lithgow and Richard Thomas.The limited engagement will run through January 29, 2017. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 29, 2017 John Goodman View Comments Star Filescenter_img Nathan Lane The Front Page Related Shows John Slatterylast_img

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